MOSCOW, November 16 (Itar-Tass) — Investigators have finished the probe into the criminal case against Andrei Bykov, a member of the Tsapok's gang, accused of involvement in the murder of 16 people, including the group murder in the village of Kushchevskaya, Krasnodar Territory, an Investigative Committee (SK) official said on Wednesday.
The investigators have gathered evidence of Bykov's involvement in the murder of 16 people as a member of a stable armed group (gang). In 1998, they killed Krylovskaya village resident Alexander Ivanov, in 2003, they killed farmers Roman and Valery Bogachyov, in 2006 - Kushchevskaya resident Leonid Kadyan, and in 2010, they killed 12 persons in Kushchevskaya house, including three children.
"On Wednesday, the criminal case against Bykov with endorsed indictment was sent to the Krasnodar Territory Court for consideration on the merits. The investigation into the main criminal case continues," the SK said.